Sassa Releases Grant Payment Dates For April

Great news for South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiaries! With April just around the corner, SASSA has released their official grant payment schedule. Whether you receive an Older Persons Grant, Disability Grant, Children’s Grant, or another type of SASSA support, this information is crucial for managing your finances effectively.

Sassa Grant Payment Dates For April 2024

  • Older Persons Grants: Wednesday, April 3rd
  • Disability Grants: Thursday, April 4th
  • Children’s Grants and All Other Grants: Friday, April 5th


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) plays a vital role in South Africa’s social safety net. Established in 2005, SASSA is a national agency responsible for administering social security services on behalf of the Department of Social Development (DSD). Here’s a closer look at SASSA’s role:


SASSA’s primary mission is to deliver social security and related services to eligible individuals in South Africa. This translates to providing financial assistance to those most vulnerable to poverty and in need of government support.

Services Offered

  • Social Grants: SASSA manages and distributes various social grants, including grants for older persons, children, people with disabilities, and those experiencing hardship. These grants provide a crucial source of income for millions of South Africans.
  • Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant: Introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the SRD Grant offers temporary financial assistance to unemployed individuals and those in specific vulnerable groups.
  • Impact: SASSA’s work contributes significantly to poverty alleviation and social well-being in South Africa. By providing financial support to vulnerable populations, SASSA helps individuals and families meet their basic needs and improve their quality of life.

  • Values: SASSA operates under the Batho Pele principles, emphasizing transparency, professionalism, a customer-centric approach, confidentiality, courtesy, and responsibility.

Who Can Benefit from SASSA Grants?

SASSA grants are primarily targeted towards South African citizens and permanent residents who meet specific income and vulnerability criteria. These criteria vary depending on the type of grant. SASSA’s website offers detailed information on eligibility requirements and the application process for various grants


By planning ahead and knowing the SASSA grant payment dates for April, beneficiaries can ensure they have timely access to these critical funds. Remember, the SASSA website offers resources for checking your application status and staying informed about future payment schedules. So, don’t miss out – get your SASSA grant on time!

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